Womens Day Virtual Ride 2020
RIDE DATE: Monday, 10 August 2020
START TIME: Anytime from 07H30
DISTANCE: 50km (MTB or Road)
ENTRIES CLOSE: 23H00 9 August 2020
ENTRY FEE: R60
ENTER AT: www.cycleevents.co.za
LET’S PAY TRIBUTE TO THE WOMEN IN OUR LIVES!
Women’s Day marks the anniversary of the great women’s march of 1956 to the Union Buildings.
On 9 August 1956, 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against legislation aimed at tightening the apartheid government’s control over the movement of black women in urban areas.
The 1956 protest was made up of mothers, daughters, sisters and friends who decided enough was enough and did something to initiate change. Not only did they march, they stood outside Union Buildings in silence for 30 minutes, in non-violent powerful display.
Today, Women’s Day continues to highlight the challenges women face in society. Discrimination against women continues and some of the burning issues that still come under the magnifying glass are violence against women and the marginalisation of women in the workplace.
We would like to invite cyclists to pay tribute to the women in their lives on Women’s Day by riding 50km on Monday 10 August 2020. Funds will be donated to the following charities:
Your ride will make a difference in the lives of many individuals in need, including children, and those suffering from cancer.
LET’S CHALLENGE EACH OTHER!
Let’s challenge each other to get out there and have a good time!
If you would like to officially challenge someone, go to the Bestmed Tshwane Classic Facebook page and make it official! You can post challenges in writing, or even upload a video challenge – go to
Friends and family can pit themselves against each other and we would also like to see which province boasts the most entrants! Tshwane has up to now delivered the most entrants to our virtual rides.
UPLOAD YOUR PICS AND STRAVA FILES!
Please upload pics and the Strava file of your ride. It’s always great when cyclists get an insight into each other’s rides.
HOW TO TAKE PART?
Enter on www.cycleevents.co.za. The entry fee is R60. Entries close at 23h00 on 9 August 2020.
Select a route over 50km which suits your level of ability, and simply take off, knowing that you are part of a community doing something special for a good cause!
Cyclists who take part in all our charity rides during lockdown will receive a R50 discount on their entry into the Bestmed Tshwane Classic.
The suggested start time is at 07h30 – but you’re welcome to start later!
CERTIFICATES TO ALL PARTICIPANTS
Cyclists who complete the ride, will receive a certificate via email as remembrance of their contribution (to the right is an example of our certificate for our Mandela Day Ride).
WHAT’S THE POINT?
Just to have fun; to get out on the road and feel a sense of community, rivalry and camaraderie, and knowing that if you take part you are making a difference in someone else’s life.
There are no cash prizes, but we will do a lucky draws with delightful gifts.
HOW DO I VIEW RESULTS?
There are no results. We’re just having fun and contributing to a good cause, but Race Tec will publish a start list so that you can see which of your friends are also taking part
Email Lenie Smit at email@example.com or phone her 083 534 7979